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Lismore trail of recycled crushed glass in concrete

A trial to use recycled crushed glass in concrete as a replacement for sand will be taking place in Lismore at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre.

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V-Day returns to Byron Bay, February 14

A mass global action, One Billion Rising, which aims to end violence against women and children, is planned for V-Day on February 14, Main Beach, Byron Bay from 7am.

Abouchar honoured with Order of Australia

The new head of the Byron Community College (BCC), Chantal Abouchar, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her contributions to business and the media.

Big fleet chases class championship

Twenty-one boats took to the water to compete in one long race that made up the fourth instalment of...

Coastal dystopia

Proto-existentialist philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer wrote ‘Money is human happiness in the abstract, and so the man who is no...

Ballina’s Citizens of the Year announced

Ballina Shire Council announced its Australia Day Awards yesterday at the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. The awards were presented by Sandra Jackson and netballer Liz Ellis, with music by Katie Rutledge and Levi Maxwell. The event was also livestreamed.

The greater good

Byron Council has ratified the International Charter of Human Rights, complete with fine legal minds that developed a Charter...

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Koalas lose out to logging once again

The Forestry Corporation is being called to account over management of koalas and logging at the Braemar State Forest, just south of Casino.

EPA drag feet on illegal logging by Forestry Corporation

Illegal logging by the Forestry Corporation has been belatedly penalised by the EPA formal warnings and a paltry fine.

NEFA offers to break deadlock over illegal logging

Forest protectors stopped logging of koala habitat for a second day in Gibberagee State Forest on Tuesday before leaving the forest.

Forestry Corp reneges on promised NEFA inspection

Long-time North Coast forest protector Dailan Pugh said he is ‘at my wits end’ after the NSW Forestry Corporation yesterday failed to honour an agreement that saw an end to activists occupying Gibberagee state forest last week.

Protesters promised meeting at Gibberagee

Last week in the Gibberagee State Forest, 74-year-old Alan Roberts locked on to logging equipment in an effort to halt the destruction of koala habitat.

60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks and oppose CSG

More than 60 farmers blockaded Santos trucks on Saturday and police were called to a state forest near Gunnedah amid disputes over potential water extraction and fracking.

Only nine weeks to Bluesfest and 18 new artists announced

Easter is on its way and that means Bluesfest is only nine weeks away. 

Controversial development that would dwarf Uki under appeal in L&EC – Tweed Nightcap Village MO

The contentious Nightcap Village $39M multiple occupancy development near Uki, promoted by Pete Evans, will have its appeal to the Land & Environment Court (L&EC) against the NRPP's refusal will be heard from 9 February. 

Food prices are up, and so is…

I was shocked to see the cost of local bread I buy in Mullumbimby had risen 40 per cent. That particular loaf is becoming a luxury item.